Director

Katherine A. Skinner

Assistant Professor

Dr. Katherine A. Skinner is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Robotics at the University of Michigan. She holds a courtesy appointment in the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering. Prior to this appointment, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Daniel Guggenheim School of Aerospace Engineering and the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Georgia Institute of Technology. She received an M.S. and Ph.D. from the Robotics Institute at the University of Michigan, and a B.S.E. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with a Certificate in Applications of Computing from Princeton University. 

Email: kskin (at) umich (dot) edu

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Team Members

Current PhD Students

Advaith Sethuraman

PhD Student, Robotics

Email: advaiths (at) umich (dot) edu

[Website]

Jingyu Song

PhD Student, Robotics

Email: jingyuso (at) umich (dot) edu

[GitHub][LinkedIn]

Anja Sheppard

PhD Student, Robotics

Email: anjashep (at) umich (dot) edu  

[LinkedIn]

Current MS Students

Onur Bagoren

MSE Student, Robotics

Email: obagoren (at) umich (dot) edu  

[GitHub] [LinkedIn]

Current Undergraduate Students

Jason Brown

BS Student, Aerospace

Email: jaybrow (at) umich (dot) edu  

Former Students

João Felipe Costa Casares, MSE Naval Architecture & Marine Engineering, Graduate Research Assistant

Chelsea Sun, BSE Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, NA 490 Directed Study

Allison Du, BSE Computer Science, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program

Devin Kilbourn, MSE Robotics, ROB 590 Directed Study

Yiming Luo, MSE Electrical and Computer Engineering, ROB 590 Directed Study

Carissa Bush, MSE Robotics, ROB 590 Directed Study

Wuao Liu, MSE Robotics, ROB 590 Directed Study

Yuliang Zhu, MSE Mechanical Engineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering, Graduate Research Assistant

Yiting Zhang, MSE Mechanical Engineering, ROB 590 Directed Study

Cigdem Kokenoz, MSE Robotics, ROB 590 Directed Study

Sean Hickey, BSE Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Undergraduate Research Assistant